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chilly temperatures and a little patchy fog this morning. also, as we come home from school today, it's going to be another nice day on tap with the temperature coming in around 81 degrees. so after school, maybe you want to reward the kid a little bit. reward yourself and head out to the game because we do have the first pitch at 7:05. it's going to be nice out there. temperatures right around 76 but the wind out of the south at 5 miles an hour. and once again we are playing the tampa bay race and we will have another win. let's go over to lauren cook and what do you think about the win? >> reporter: it's awesome. i am so happy for the orioles and hope they can keep it up. i think they are going to. as you mentioned, we are dealing with a lot of fog in carroll county and frederick county this morning. here's a live look at interstate 70. just east of route 144 and you will notice reduced visibility. so it's extremely important to reduce your speeds. and be extra careful traveling in the areas. here's a live look at 95 heading into the city at 395 everything up to speed. nothing to get in your way if
you are using 95 from white marsh into the city. looking at a 15-minute ride. 695 that's going to be in great shape as we check in and take look at drive times just 11 minutes on outer loop from 95 up to 83. and the west side going to be nice and clear just len minutes there to travel the -- 11 minutes interest 795 to 95. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. 4:56. there's been a lot of speculation that you will be introduced to the latest iphone and experts are guessing what you will see and not going to see. the new model for example no more app that's likely to disappear because youtube is owned by google and google paps and they will disappear re-- maps and they will rebbe placed by apple's system. you will be able to watch videos with commercials which you can't do on older phones. this is for good morning maryland coming up at 5:00 this
morning. if you thought the maryland live casino has a lot going on, wait until today. we will tell you how the gaming facility is expanding even more. also ahead this morning, we hope to see a grabbing at the pump and now -- a break at the pump. prices could be going higher. those stories and more coming up on gmm coming up at 5.
it's been long thought omega 3 acids benefit heart health but researchers in greece analyzed 70,000 people who either ate food rich in omega 3 or took the supplements and they found there's no strong link between the fatty acids and cardiovascular health. safety is on a forefront of parents mind following another incident involving a gun inside a school. good morning maryland at 5
starts right now. >> you're watching the station that works for you. now good morning maryland. >> you don't want to hear about this happening at your child's school but another student got a gun into the classroom. we will tell you what is being done to prevent this from happening again. they were respected and well liked they were in their 80s. who murdered a married couple in their 80s. and keep hanging onto hope. it was a critical game and the o's they won and crashed tampa. what happens now? those stories straight ahead. wednesday morning. thanks for joining us. you may notice somebody's missing from the set this morning. that's because charley crowson and his wife are at the hospital. we will let you know what's going on as they await the arrival of their baby girl. >> so he can cited. >> he talked about his little -- excited. >> he talked about his little girl so long. >> he is so excited and he is going to be such a great dad.
>> he is and he he sent out a picture of the outfit she will wear home and there's a hat. so will she need it. >> yes if she is coming home early this morning she will need it. but impartial to hats. but -- but i am partial to hats. we can see the temperatures at 49 degrees. and we are looking at a dew point of 47. we are chilly and we are dealing with drier air this morning. and the wind are calm in pylesville more in frederick. they will be out of the south today. that's going to warm things up. but right now, frederick's temperature is at 51. the dew point at 50 and the last stop in sykesville at around 51with the dew point at 50 and the wind are calm. so as we check out what's happening as we go through the day, we look at maryland's most powerful radar right now. it's dry and it's going to continue to be that way. so as you head out and about, no rain gear. just the sun-shade and that continues. looking at the wakeup temperature around 58 degrees. this is what we can expect heading into the 10:00 hour, temperatures around 68 degrees. let's check the abc2 timesaver
traffic with lauren cook. good morning we have patchy fog. >> reporter: yes. you want to be extra careful traveling in carroll county or frederick county this morning. here's a live look at interstate 70 east of 144. and you will notice the reduced visibility. so it is extremely important to reduce speeds and please be extra careful. using 695 here's a live look at the top side in towson. nothing to get in your way here in dulaney valley road. it will be a nice easy ride making the drive up to 83. looking at some drive times, you will notice the west side of the beltway nice and clear. just 11 minutes to travel that outer loop from 795 all the way down to 95. and 95 going to be in great shape traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel from the beltway to the toll plaza. it's going to take you 8 minutesso no delays there. megan over to you. two minutes after 5. first a shooting at perry hall high school the first day of school and then a middle schooler who brought a loaded gun into a classroom. this happened yesterday in essex. and this morning linda so is
live at the middle school this morning. what kind of changes will be made because i imagine a lot of parents are concerned about school safety right now. >> reporter: in the coming weeks, school resource officers will be given hand-held metal detecting wands to be used if they feel something is suspicious. and more resource officers will be assigned to county middle and highanges are all prompted the recent gun incidents involving students bringing guns to schools yesterday. police say a middle schooler here at summers run brought a loaded semiautomatic gun to school and waved it at the teacher and classmate before pointing it at himself. the teacher wrestle gun and 2340áe -- wrestle the gun away and no one was -- wrestleed the gun away and no one was hurt. for parents, idea of using a hand-held metal detextor -- consider detector when suspicion -- did he deector when suspicions are -- detectors when suspicions are
raised is a hard sell. >> kid could be walking in normally and have the gun in the book back. how do you know if they are suspicious or not. >> reporter: the superintendent of schools says they are working on a comprehensive study right now that could bring about more changes to school security. live in essex, linda so, abc2 news. we want to know what you think about security at cools in the area. you think metal detectors should be placed at entrances? head to the facebook fan page and weigh in and we want to know your thoughts. a student in capital height was shot and killed walking to school. no one has been arrested in his death. 18 years old and his name is marquel ross found lying on the ground before 7. he attended central high school. the president said -- principal said he was a strong student in a program for those interested in modeling and fashion. tomorrow the student charged in the shooting at perry hall high school will be in court.
robert gladden junior has a bail review hearing and police say he brought a weapon fired shots in the cafeteria. 17-year-old daniel borowy is back home recovering after being shot. police are searching for the grandson of a couple shot. they lived with their grandson who lived with them. police want to talk to him but they stopped short of calling him a person of interest in this case. police believe they died on saturday. they are not being specific about how the couple was killed only saying that it was not a random attack. today the maryland live casino will have even more to offer. the phase 2 grand opening is taking place later this morning. the final 1,000 slots are now in place as well as new retail stores for visitors there. the completion of the gaming floor makes maryland live cassini wrote third -- casino
the third largest live casino with 5,000 slot machines and electric table games. orioles are once again tied with first place with the yankees in the al east. now, they started the series against tampa bay with a big win last night. the final score 9-2. tonight they will take them on again with the first pitch happening at 7:05. but before they play ball, listen to this, they will hang out with special kids in our area. this is thanks to the case care foundation. -- casey care foundation. critically ill children and their parents will meet the players and mascots and play ball and hopefully warm the players up before they take the field. know how they need to dress if they are going to have to maybe wear -- of course they want to know how they need to dress if they are going to have to maybe take the field. >> take the jacket as you head out to the game. heading to the airport right now, it's around 55 degrees. visibility is good towards the airport but traveling off to
the north and west, that's where we deal with patchy fog this morning. otherwise, we are mainly clear and not a cloud in the sky. that will translate into plenty of sunshine later on for today. and i am going to take you to the tropics because we have another tropical storm. all that is coming. now let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. we are dealing with a lot of fog in carroll county and frederick county. so if you are traveling in the areas, be extra careful. reduce peace and -- speeds and traveling into baltimore city, you want to watch out for some trash bags. a lot of trash bags actually along the southbound lanes of 83. that's right between cold spring lane and druid hill. there are no problems to report on 95 moving through white marsh. just 15 minutes from the beltway into the city and here's what 695 looks like at quarantine road. nothing to get in your way. it will be nice and clear traveling across the key bridge and it will remain that way from parkville up to towson. over to you. >> all right. thanks so much. 7 minutes after 5 right now.
if your breakfast food includes cheese this morning, you want to check the packaging. there's a reason why. there's a recall that could have you throwing out cheese products so you don't end up in the doctor's office. >> reporter: three new libraries are unveiled in baltimore city public schools. i am sherrie johnson and i will have a sneak preview coming up. what does fall smell like? head north, to someplace pristine like acadia national park. there is nothing like the parks this time of year. the falling leaves, the crisp air, the perfect inspiration for air wick's fall collection. yeah, when i smell all those things, i know fall is in the air.
and nature...approves. granola thins. from nature valley. nature at its most delicious. 11 minutes after 5. today the wineberg foundation sell brace the -- celebrates the first high bare projects grand open. three brand new public libraries will be unveiled. and sherrieionson is live. and this is a exciting time for student and staff especially when you hear about cutbacks and we are getting three great libraries. >> reporter: you are exactly right. i mean, baltimore city public schools getting three new libraries today. and i got to tell you they are beautiful. when you look at before and today they are amaying. we are at thomas johnson elementary school and this is where the official grand opening will kick off at 9 this
morning. but dr. smith joins me live who is the librarian here at the school. and just a few minutes ago we had took a tour and went inside and we will see video here. this is an amazing new library for the students. tell me some of the things that you can do now that you couldn't do before? >> the students will have an opportunity to be 2 is isst century students in a 21st century library. literature and reading is important. but we have to do it in the way that students learn now. so we have technology there. we have opportunities. the wineberg foundation gave us 4,000 new books. so the students will have more books that they can purr use and look at and they will be able to work into actively. we have a interactive table with computers they will be able to use so they can do research. and work on projects collectively. we also have mac computers they will be able to use to do more exciting things with. so that students are not going to just come in the library and
have a little book and sit down and read. they will be able to work as 21st is century student. >> what's going through your mine as you work through thewith the children and the partners making it possible for the stewed wasn't do you think? >> it's absolutely -- there are no words for what -- students, what do you think? >> it's absolutely -- there are no words for this. they will be like students all over the world so they can be # 1st century students. the world as we know is now flat. so they are not competing just with the persons next door but they are competing with the persons all over the world so they will able to learn like persons all over the world. wineberg foundation made that possible. so students are not isolated. >> reporter: wonderful. i know i took a sneak peek and it makes me want to go in and sit down and read. it's beautiful. >> it is beautiful. >> reporter: what a transformation. >> it took me close to an hour
once i walked in and was part of the process, but once i saw the finished product, it was unbelievable. >> reporter: wonderful. thanks for talking to us. that grand opening kids off at the school from 9 a.m. to 10:30 the governor and lieutenant governor and baltimore city public schools ceo will be here a lot going on. very exciting day with the unveiling of three new public libraries for the students. reporting live in south baltimore, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> great to see positive things in the schools. thanks sherrie. we will check in later as the morning goes on. another positive story we want to pass along. charley crowson is missing from the set. he has a more important place to be. he won't wear that outfit. don't worry. that's for his new baby girl who is due today. his wife has been induced and they are at the hospital and working on her arrival and we can't wait to meet her. now i know he's been quiet
about what they are going to name his first child. do you have suggestions? >> lynette. >> lynette. >> lauren, megan. >> reporter: i would go with lauren elizabeth. >> let's find out who your person is. he comes home and -- >> one thing about -- and parents might feel this way. you remember what you can about a day a baby is born. i remember the weather the day my girls were born. >> how was it. >> sunny and nice. >> i hope the baby is born this week because it's going to be gorgeous. a little chilly and that hat will come in handy. >> i hope the baby is born this week, too. >> i know but you never know. but let's hope and keep the fingers crossed. great weather and it's chilly this morning and that's going to continue as we head through the several days that we had this weekend. that will -- then we will see wet weather pushing through. gorgeous weather this morning in terms of no type of rainfall. we don't have clouds to look at this morning on the satellite
and radar. we are void of that. if you don't like the weather, you are wishing we had clouds because the clouds act like a blanket. insulation -- some insulation. temperatures respond together lack of cloud cover. 52 degrees in aberdeen. edgemere at 58 and glen elk at 49. the wind are calm this morning. and they will pick up more out of the south. and the reason why is we still have high pressure. but it's beginning to slide off toward the east. so once you have that, you have clockwise flow around high pressure. and what that is going to do is scoop up more of that warmer air so that southwesterly flow will begin to work et cetera way in here. it will get -- its way in here and it will get warmer throughout the day and tomorrow. the eyes setback on the cold front towards the west making its way in here going into the weekend with. with that -- with that we have a chance for showers. we have nadine away from the u.s. that will become a category one hurricane. wind at 45 miles per hour and
it's moving to the west north west. as we we will be sunny today. plenty of sunshine in the forecast and as we go to the game, 76 degrees the first pitch 7:0 5 is going to be fabulous. as we will be slightly warmer going into thursday with showers and sot -- on saturday. let's check the traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good -- a great forecast for the baseball game. fog in carroll and frederick counties. you will want to be extra careful. and if you are using 83, do watch out along the southbound lanes between cold spring lane and druid hill. there's a lot of trash along the roadway along the southbound lanes. the photographer said there's a lot of trash bags. so, be extra careful using the jfx. everything is up to speed on 95 through the fort mchenry tunnel. harbor tunnel nice and clear. and if you are using the beltway this is what it looks like in parkville at harford
road. no problems to report getting up to 83 or if you are traveling inner loop towards 95. here's what the west side looks like at old court road. no delays here. traffic picking up in the area, but no problems getting down to 95 from this point. megan over to you. health news this morning, numerous studies linked type 2 diabetes brain shrinkage anddementia and even more people who don't have diabetes blood sugar levels could impact the brain health. people with blood sugar level on the high end. normal range they say they may be at a greater risk for brain shrinkage and this especially hurts memory and cognitive skills. researchers say that the findings could be actually a preevaluation of what constitutes a normal blood sugar level. more studies need to be done. three people in the state have been hospitalized after consuming listeria tainted cheese.
for ever cheese inc. is recalling cheese. you can see the packaging there on the screen. you are urged to throw it away if you bought this product. and to clean the surfaces by cutting boards and refrigerator if you have come in contact with the cheese many we posted the information you need to know about this recall on the website. if you want to learn more, it's abc2news.com. make sure you don't have the cheese in your refrigerator. stay with us this morning, an antique dealer think say was like finding a needle in a haystack. you are not going to believe where it was and how much one woman could make finding it at a flea market. we have details ahead. if you think the price of gas will start to fall, we have heard that. think again. why you may still be digging deep into your pockets the next time you fill up the tank. when you first got internet at home
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the national average price for a gallon of regular gas increased about a penny on tuesday to $3.84 a gallon. that's according to aaa. prices rose in august. that was because of hurricane isaac that basically caused problems in the operations of the gulf coast refineries. they were expected to drop quickly once the gulf region facilities came back online. all right. well if you frequent flee markets and a lot of you do you dream of finding something great. one woman picked up a master piece. this happened in the west virginia and she paid 7 bucks for a box of items and it included oop original am woir. it sat for a year. her mother noticed the name on the edging of the painting and suggested you know why not take it to an expert at an auction house to see what they say. that expert they said it was authentic. the piece was real and it could
actually fetch anywhere between 75 and $100,000 at an auction. a paint -- that painting is going to be available on september 29th at an auction. so, what a find. stay with us, she had jessica simpson and sheryl crow and hugged the audience and talked about issues and they are issues you care about. how many people tuned in to watch the katie show. also ahead this morning, he's been with simon and paula steven tyler and what happens with randy jackson? will he stick around on american idol? we will find out when we come back.
5:27. thanks for joining us. katie curic anew talk show is a ratings smash. did you see it? according to the "new york times" the program katie premiered on monday scoring the best debut ratings for a talk show ever since dr. phil debuted in 2002. so her first guest included sheryl crow and jessica simpson and katie is the latest program a try to fuming a afternoon
programming gap left by oprah winfrey show. if you want to check it out and didn't have a chance, katie couric is every weekday here on abc2 at 4:00 today. she will sit down for an interview with super model heidi klum today. more entertainment news. randy jackson is reportedly keeping his seat at the judge's table on american idol. a source close to the show says that jackson will be back for the show's 12th season. simon tweeted the news calling it the right decision. jackson will join newcomer mariah carey and one or two other judges who have yet to be chosen or at least fox is not commenting about who they will put in the spots. we will have to wait and see. all right. to say the next story is creepy is an understatement. a man living in a family's attic they didn't know it. you might be wondering how is that possible. what the family has to say this morning. also straight ahead, can't keep a close enough on eye your
child? this next story is proof especially when it's an 8-year- old who is pretty curious. a mom says he's good kid despite the fact he took her car out for a spin. >> reporter: good morning topping america's money, watching the fed. fed officials are meeting today and tomorrow and afterwards they are likely to announce new efforts to boost the economy. now just the and tis passengers alone was enough for the dow to close yesterday at the highest level in almost five years. and a convicted tax cheat getting 104 million dollar from the irs. the employer was helping the clients evade tax and getting a percentage of the money recovered. many companies are holding the line on prices by giving you less for your money. the amount is shrink-ing and the surprise -- shrinking and the price -- shrinking and the price remains the same. apple is making the most and tis payed new product announcement when it